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Exploring the Illusion of Free Will – Audio Podcast Collection

George Ortega

This audio podcast series presents soundtracks of the pioneering weekly television series, Exploring the Illusion of Free Will. Through dozens of 28-minute episodes, host George Ortega explains why our commonly held notion that we humans have a free will is, upon inspection, quite illusory. The series also describes how we can create a world of far less blame, guilt, arrogance and envy by overcoming this ubiquitous illusion. The original Exploring the Illusion of Free Will television episodes were recorded in the studio of the White Plains, New York Public Access Cable Television Channels (Verizon 45 and Cablevision 76), and premiered on January 6, 2011. All episodes have been dedicated to the public domain, and are immediately available for royalty-free broadcast and distribution over the Internet, and by public access, college, and commercial radio stations anywhere in the world.
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In this first episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded November 27, 2010, producer and host George Ortega describe how he came to understand that our human will is causal and unconscious rather than free.
Topics: free will vs. determinism, free choice, causal will, unconscious will, cause and effect,...
In this second episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on November 27, 2010, host George Ortega uses real-time examples to explain why human beings have a causal will rather than a free will.
Topics: free will vs. determinism, free choice, causal will, unconscious will, cause and effect,...
In this episode, recorded Nov. 11, 2011, host George Ortega describe how our lack of free will makes personal moral accountability impossible, but this fact does not threaten our personal and societal requirements for order and rule of law.
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Topics: free will vs. determinism, free choice, causal will, unconscious will, cause and effect,...
In this episode, recorded on 3/2/11, host George Ortega explains how our world's overcoming the illusion of free will would represent a major evolutionary leap in human consciousness, and how this change would play out personally and societally.
Topics: free will vs. determinism, free choice, causal will, unconscious will, cause and effect,...
In this episode, recorded 3/2/11, the host explains how most people's strongest defense for free will, that they "experience" their will as free, is mistaken. We actually experience our will, and thereafter infer as to whether it is free or causal.
Topics: free will vs. determinism, free choice, causal will, unconscious will, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded March 2, 2011, host George Ortega describes how the principle in biology and psychology that we always seek pleasure and avoid pain compels our every decision.
Topics: free will vs. determinism, free choice, causal will, unconscious will, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on March 2, 2011, host George Ortega explains how our unconscious, which never sleeps, always participates in our decisions, rendering free will impossible.
Topics: free will vs. determinism, free choice, causal will, unconscious will, cause and effect,...
In this episode, recorded 3/2/11, we begin with the premise that infants do not have free will. If we ask when an infant presumably acquires one, we can understand why the concept "free will" doesn't make sense, and is ultimately an illusion.
Topics: free will vs. determinism, free choice, causal will, unconscious will, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded April 18, 2011, host George Ortega presents suggestions to help us overcome the emotional and belief barriers that stand in the way of accepting the causal nature of our human will.
Topics: free will vs. determinism, free choice, causal will, unconscious will, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 11/09/12, co-hosts George Ortega and Enel celebrate the showâs 100th episode by describing our unfree will relative to cosmology.
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 12/06/12, co-hosts George Ortega and Enel talk about free will relative to humankindâs meaning and purpose.
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 12/06/12, co-hosts George Ortega and Enel talk about how believing in free will plays out in our everyday interactions.
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 12/06/12, co-hosts George Ortega and Enel talk extemporaneously about the free will illusion.
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 01/17/13, producer George Ortega talks about what human will can tell us about human consciousness.
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 01/17/13, producer George Ortega talks about how the illusion wrongly shifts blame to humans.
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 01/17/13, producer George Ortega explains why we never had, donât have, and can never have a free will.
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 02/07/13, co-hosts George Ortega and Enel refutes Frankfurt-style free will defenses claiming our choices are not inevitable.
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 02/07/13, co-hosts George Ortega and Enel discuss the implications of free will belief on how resources are divided within society.
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 02/07/13, co-hosts George Ortega and Enel explain why not having a free will, rather than understanding this fact, is our problem
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
In this episode, recorded on April 18 2011, host George Ortega describes change as the basic process in our universe, and explains that because this process requires causality, free will is therefore impossible.
Topics: free will vs. determinism, free choice, causal will, unconscious will, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 02/21/13, producer George Ortega reviews various ways free will can be refuted.
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 02/21/13, producer George Ortega explores why people continue to believe in free will.
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 02/21/13, producer George Ortega explains that probabilities predict rather than describe phenomena, and do not allow for free will.
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 03/07/13, producer George Ortega review English idioms that suggest our understanding that free will is an illusion.
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 03/07/13, producer George Ortega presents and refutes various free will defenses.
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 03/07/13 producer George Ortega talks extemporaneously about the illusion. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including cover stories by New Scientist and...
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 03/26/13, co-hosts George Ortega and Enel describe the revolution in human thought that is now taking place as the world discovers free will does not exist.
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 03/26/13, co-hosts George Ortega and Enel talk about how human decisions are made at the level of the unconscious, and are therefore not freely willed.
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 03/26/13, co-hosts George Ortega and Enel discuss how overcoming the belief in free will can revitalize our worldâs religions. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage,...
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded April 25, 2011, host George Ortega explains why a partially free will, or some of our decisions being freely willed and others not, is impossible.
Topics: free will vs. determinism, free choice, causal will, unconscious will, cause and effect,...
n this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 05/13/13, producer George Ortega explores the principle of forgiveness from free and unfree will perspectives. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including cover...
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 05/13/13, producer George Ortega explores surrealistic themes surrounding the truth that human will is completely determined. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage,...
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 05/13/13, producer George Ortega explains why because the free will delusion is so persistent, repeating refutations is necessary. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet...
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 05/30/13, producer George Ortega distinguishes between the concepts of determinism and causality as they apply to human will. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage,...
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 05/30/13, producer George Ortega reviews why our human unconscious makes free will impossible. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including cover stories by New...
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 05/30/13, producer George Ortega coins the term âPeopleuppetsâ as a more pleasant identity than âRobotsâ and âPuppets.â The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage,...
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 06/18/13, producer George Ortega explains how free will belief distorts the target of anger to make things worse. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including cover...
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 06/18/13, producer George Ortega reviews the moral implications of our unfree will. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including cover stories by New Scientist and...
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 06/18/13, producer George Ortega reviews why hedonic principles make free will impossible. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including cover stories by New...
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
Exploring the Illusion of Free Will – Audio Podcast Collection
- George Ortega, Nick Vale and Lokesh Hanumappa
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 06/25/13, co-hosts George Ortega and Enel present two original free will refutations by Lokesh Hanumappa. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including cover stories...
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded April 25, 2011, host George Ortega explains why the concept of "free will" is internally inconsistent and illogical, and why a human free will is therefore possible.
Topics: free will vs. determinism, free choice, causal will, unconscious will, cause and effect,...
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 06/25/13, co-hosts George Ortega and Enel discuss how free will belief makes unnecessarily painful guilt inevitable. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including...
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 06/25/13, co-hosts George Ortega and Enel discuss some common ways to understand that humans don't have a free will. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including...
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, originally recorded 08/01/13 and re-recorded 09/19/13, producer George Ortega describes who we can methodically go about overcoming the free will illusion. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and...
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 09-19-13, producer George Ortega describes why arrogance is a necessary result of believing we are the masters of our fate.
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
This episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, produced and hosted by George Ortega, was recorded on 09.19.13. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including cover stories by New Scientist and Scientific American Mind magazines....
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
This episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, produced and hosted by George Ortega, was recorded on 08.29.13. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including cover stories by New Scientist and Scientific American Mind magazines....
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
This episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, produced and hosted by George Ortega, was recorded on 08.29.13. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including cover stories by New Scientist and Scientific American Mind magazines....
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
This episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, produced and hosted by George Ortega, was recorded on 08.29.13. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including cover stories by New Scientist and Scientific American Mind magazines....
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
This episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, produced and hosted by George Ortega, was recorded on 10.07.13. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including cover stories by New Scientist and Scientific American Mind magazines....
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
This episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, produced and hosted by George Ortega, was recorded on 10.07.13. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including cover stories by New Scientist and Scientific American Mind magazines....
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on April 25, 2011, host George Ortega goes through some of the ways that life can become better by understanding the causal nature of human will.
Topics: free will vs. determinism, free choice, causal will, unconscious will, cause and effect,...
This episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, produced and hosted by George Ortega, was recorded on 10.07.13. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including cover stories by New Scientist and Scientific American Mind magazines....
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
This episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, produced and hosted by George Ortega, was recorded on 10.15.13. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including cover stories by New Scientist and Scientific American Mind magazines....
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
This episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, produced and hosted by George Ortega, was recorded in White Plains, New York on 10.15.13. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including cover stories by New Scientist and...
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
This episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, produced and hosted by George Ortega, was recorded on 10.15.13. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including cover stories by New Scientist and Scientific American Mind magazines....
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
This episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, produced and hosted by George Ortega, was recorded on 11.28.13. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including cover stories by New Scientist and Scientific American Mind magazines....
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
This episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, produced and hosted by George Ortega, was recorded on 10.21.13. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including cover stories by New Scientist and Scientific American Mind magazines....
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
This episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, produced and hosted by George Ortega, was recorded on 10.21.13. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including cover stories by New Scientist and Scientific American Mind magazines....
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
This episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, produced and hosted by George Ortega, was recorded on 12.12.13. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including cover stories by New Scientist and Scientific American Mind magazines....
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
This episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, produced and hosted by George Ortega, was recorded on 12.12.13. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including cover stories by New Scientist and Scientific American Mind magazines....
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
This episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, produced and hosted by George Ortega, was recorded on 12.26.13. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including cover stories by New Scientist and Scientific American Mind magazines....
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
In this episode, recorded on 5/3/11, host George Ortega explains how causality, as the basic universal process, makes free will impossible, and that if there was true randomness, in the sense of "uncaused," that would also prohibit free will.
Topics: free will vs. determinism, free choice, causal will, unconscious will, cause and effect,...
This episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, produced and hosted by George Ortega, was recorded on 12.26.13. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including cover stories by New Scientist and Scientific American Mind magazines....
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded May 3, 2011, host George Ortega explains why our desires about desires are subject to the causality that makes free will impossible.
Topics: free will vs. determinism, free choice, causal will, unconscious will, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on May 3, 2011, host George Ortega explains the significance of humanity fully understanding that our wills are causal rather than free.
Topics: free will vs. determinism, free choice, causal will, unconscious will, cause and effect,...
In this episode, recorded on May 15, 2011, host George Ortega describes how the decades-long attrition of congregations can be reversed by having today's religions teach the truth that human will is causal rather than free.
Topics: free will vs. determinism, free choice, causal will, unconscious will, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on May 15, 2011, host George Ortega reminds us that we humans do not have supernatural abilities to circumvent the laws of nature, and thereby acquire a free will.
Topics: free will vs. determinism, free choice, causal will, unconscious will, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on May 15, 2011, host George Ortega talks extemporaneously about why human will is unconscious and causal. This turned out to be a great episode.
Topics: free will vs. determinism, free choice, causal will, unconscious will, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on May 15, 2011, host George Ortega talks with White Plains, New York native and producer of the television program Winbrook Pride, Darryl Jenkins, about our human will.
Topics: free will vs. determinism, free choice, causal will, unconscious will, cause and effect,...
In this episode, recorded July 02, 2011, host George Ortega explains how our universe evolves moment by moment in a completely causal way. Because our human will cannot escape that causality, free will must be impossible.
Topics: free will vs. determinism, free choice, causal will, unconscious will, cause and effect,...
In this episode, recorded July 2, 2011, host George Ortega explains that because deliberated decisions are made at the level of the unconscious, and are subject to causality, deliberation does not demonstrate a free will.
Topics: free will vs. determinism, free choice, causal will, unconscious will, cause and effect,...
In this episode, recorded July 14, 2011, the host presents evidence that at least one Christian, St. Paul, seemed to understand that we humans do not have a free will, and why St. Augustine coined the term "free will" to explain evil in the world.
Topics: free will vs. determinism, free choice, causal will, unconscious will, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded July 14, 2011, host George Ortega presents some of the ways our lives would improve both personally and societally by overcoming our erroneous belief in free will.
Topics: free will vs. determinism, free choice, causal will, unconscious will, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on July 14, 2011, host George Ortega talks extemporaneously about our causal, unconscious human will, and how a causal perspective can enhance our lives.
Topics: free will vs. determinism, free choice, causal will, unconscious will, cause and effect,...